Port Townsend, WA

Have been collecting antique telephones since 1965, but I like all kinds of antiques and collectables, furniture, lamps, Coca-Cola, military uniforms, advertising.


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Loffler-Phone candlesticks - Telephonesin Telephones
Family Photo 4 Generations of Grandmothers and Two Uncles - Photographsin Photographs
1898 Wilhelm Intercom Telephone - Telephonesin Telephones
American Automatic Telephone Co. Urbana, Ohio - Telephonesin Telephones
1968 MGB Primrose yellow Roadster - Classic Carsin Classic Cars
Western Electric Metal Round Wall Phone - Telephonesin Telephones
 Grundmann Service Garage, Redondo Beach, CA - Classic Carsin Classic Cars
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…
WW2 Sweetheart Lockets and Pins - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…
Wall Telephone With a Wilhelm Double Diaphragm Transmitter - Telephonesin Telephones


  1. Love those Vetts
  2. CindB, your welcome
  3. Thank you moonstonelover21
  4. Your non-dial Kellogg wall phone is referred to as a select-o-phone. it took up very little space in a garage or side of a desk. Other manufactures like Automatic Electric, Western Electric, Stromber...
  5. Edisonfan, Contact the Antique Telephone Collectors Association at quite a few collectors collect switchboards and or have switchboard catalogs. several photo would help ID your board.
  6. Manufactured by Western Electric for the American Tel & Tel Co. around 1925, but these candlesticks were still in use well into late 1940's. on the back of the perch it might be stamped 51 AL.
  7. Your wall phone was manufactured by Siemens & Halske of Germany around 1910. the dial was added later around 1930's. The value is hard to tell. more photo's would help
  8. Your intercom looks to be made in Europe, not sure of the date, but around 1912
  9. These older telephone directories are getting harder and harder to find, The 1893 is a good one to have.
  10. Windwalker ,When the Pacific Fleet was stationed in San Pedro,CA my dad for extra income was a bouncer at some of the most notorious bars in San Pedro. At one of the bars he had a knife pulled on him,...
  11. Sargeguy, Welcome to CW, very nice telephone company post card
  12. Very nice wall telephone.
  13. Very nice radio.
  14. Very nice restoral
  15. Great looking detail on this bike.
  16. Your payphone looks like a Western Electric manufactured around the late 1970's/1980's. the value is around $300.00. The custom made boothette was more than likely used in a upscale restaurant/hotel. ...
  17. Love the phone collection
  18. Your metal Western Electric 553 was manufactured from 1920-1930's. With the dial and the bull dog transmitter that yours has 1935.
  19. Thank you for your comment's Roycroftbooksfromme1 and ontphonetech
  20. Kurt, The Loeffler wall phone is not a common intercom, but some collectors like it in original condition like yours and some collectors like the intercoms restored. I have no comparison on eb...
  21. Thank you Kurt and phil
  22. Kurt, I posted some photo's of Loeffler phones. Tom
  23. The so called Loeffler-Phone was founded by Louis J.Loeffler in New York City in the year 1897. Loeffler Telephone Company manufactured wall and candlestick intercoms systems for the upscale apartmen...
  24. I have a book on telephone signs copyright 2010 by Bob Alexander, I quote "Public Telephone. This one features a nice little candlestick telephone. About 10" in diameter". $250.00-$300.00. Your sign ...
  25. A very nice public telephone sign, used on a phone booth by the Independent Telephone Companies (Non Bell). This sign would have be used between 1915 to 1930's
  26. Your kellogg wall phone was manufactured between 1908-1910. By 1908 the hookswitch was moved from the front near the door to the back of the phone. Kellogg Switchboard & Supply Co. of Chicago started...
  27. Thank you kerry10456
  28. I'm not sure myself, some of the parts look old and others look new. My first thoughts were the candlestick was a type # 150 manufactured for the General Post Office (GPO) who controled the telecommun...
  29. Great photo's to have of your family.
  30. Being a telephone collector since 1965, I would restore this Kellogg. Your wall phone was manufactured around 1910. Kellogg Switchboard & Supply Company made telephones for several telephone companies...
  31. The Western Electric dial candlestick was manufactured around 1925. The Deco-Tel line was manufactured by American Telecommunications Company (ATC) during the early to mid 1970's. The Deco-Tel sell's ...
  32. shareurpassion, I thought the Catalina steamer was out of San Pedro or Wilmington back in those days. When I took a boat ride to Catalina in 1959, we went out of San Pedro.
  33. Shareurpassion, I believe your right it is the Santa Monica Pier. The family lived in Los Angeles and a short trip down Santa Monica Blvd would have been easier that a trip to Redondo Beach. I had rea...
  34. Great looking telephone sign.
  35. jpsthesecond Welcom to CW, there's alot of knowledgeable Coca-Cola collectors on CW they have given me some good insight.
  36. The other insignia that looks like a flower is for the 9th Infantry Division. The 60th Infantry regiment was part of the 9th division during ww2.
  37. The black and white insignia stand for the 60th Infantry Regiment. The 60th served during WW1, WW2, and Viet Nam.
  38. There are six Morris Minors for sale here in Port Townsend, WA. The owner Rob has been collecting MM for some years. He travels to Canada and bring them back to the U.S. I will try and post some phot...
  39. They both look to be manufactured around 1913 by Western Electric Co. model # 1317. single box telephones have lost value over the years. value $125.00-$150.00
  40. Your Door-O- Fone was patented by Russell B Risbey of Oakland, CA on Dec 28, 1926 Patent number 1,612,184. In the patent it is called Door Phone.
  41. justahobby, your are correct for info only. If your interested in intercom with push buttons go to antique telephone collectors association. we buy-sell-trade. become a member and talk to collectors w...
  42. justahobby, Over the years I have specialized in collecting intercom, see my other posting on my show and tell.
  43. Thank you Virginia.vintage
  44. Thank you Rivertrout
  45. Thank you kerry10456, vanskyock24, pickrknows, trey
  46. Thank you Stonie, nwclocks, Antique Toys, sugargirl, SEAN68,
  47. Manikin, Nice restoral and looks great
  48. Truetone radios were manufactured for Western Auto Supply Co. your D723 was manufactured in 1937.
  49. Love those Craftman tool boxes
  50. Prosperity stoves were sold by Sears, Roebuck & Co. your looks to late 1930's
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